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Tom Nowak

PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Resident

Hometown

Milwaukee, Wis.

Pharmacy School/Graduation Year

Concordia University Wisconsin, 2015

PGY1 Residency Location

University of Minnesota Hospital

PGY2 Rotations

Blood and marrow transplant, Adult Heme/Onc, Pain/Surg Onc, Pediatric Heme/Onc, Emergency Department, Solid Organ Transplant, Investigational Drug Services, Infectious Disease, Medical ICU, Management

PGY2 Residency Project

Assessment of the methotrexate threshold level and evaluation of safe discharge from the inpatient setting

Why did you choose to pursue a residency?

I wanted to gain the necessary experiences that residency training provides that would otherwise take a long time to accrue.

What attracted you to the Froedtert & MCW pharmacy residency program?

I was fortunate to work here as a technician and as an intern and experience the dedication of the staff. I wanted to be a part of the Froedtert Hospital team, especially after hearing non-healthcare workers refer to Froedtert Hospital as one of the top hospitals around and as highly respected within the community.

Professional Interests

Oncology, infectious diseases

Hobbies

Long walks in the park (with my dogs), home beer brewing, marathoning and being a foodie

Favorite Things to Do in Milwaukee

Taking advantage of how the city comes alive in the summer with the various festivals and taking advantage of the local farmer’s markets.

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